Karma is a result of action (good or bad). When the universe was troubled by the misdeeds of Tripurasur, Lord Shiva performed a penance for thousand years . Rudraksha seeds are the result of his compassionate tears which fell on earth after this penance. Rudra is a fierce manifestation of Lord Shiva who annihilated Tripurasur and freed the seven universes from his clutches. Here Lord Shiva himself went from a meditative state to relentless action only to save his devotees. His weapon Kalaagni, called the fire of time was capable of destruction in all directions of time in any dimension.
On 7th December 1676 , the Danish Astronomer Olaus Roemer was the first to determine the speed of light and today the world is celebrating the 340th Anniversary of that momentous event.
Dhanteras or Dhana Trayodashi, Marathi: धनत्रयोदशी is the first day of the Indian Diwali and Nepalese Tihar festival. The festival is known as "Dhanatrayodashi" or "Dhanvantari Trayodashi". It is celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) in the Hindu calendar month of Ashwin
Dhanvantari is worshipped on the occasion of Dhanvantari Trayodashi. Dhanvantari is considered to be the teacher of all physicians and the originator of Ayurveda.
Pippali or Indian Long Pepper is indigenous to Northeast and Southern India and Sri Lanka. It is a part and parcel of Ayurveda as well as a household remedy used for cough, cold and fever.
Diwali is an important festival for Hindus. The names of the festive days as well as the rituals of Diwali vary significantly in different regions of India. In many parts of India ,the festivities start with Dhanteras, followed by Naraka Chaturdasi on second day, Deepavali on the third day, Diwali Padva dedicated to husband-wife relationship on the fourth day, and festivities end with Bhau-Beej dedicated to brother-sister bond on the fifth day. Dhanteras usually falls eighteen days after Dussehra.
Rudralife believes in spreading the spirit of Deepavali to each one of us. Let us add to the celebration by experiencing the "Joy of Giving"
The period of Navratri is one of great festivity and celebration. It was no different at Rudralife. The festival of Navratri began on the first day of the शुक्ल पक्ष (the bright fortnight.) of the lunar month Ashwin, It was marked with great revelry and pomp, and along with this there was the worship of the divine Mother in various forms under different names.
India, since time immemorial has been a melting pot of religions and cultures. Each religion had its own cultural ethos and contributed to creating vibrancy amongst its followers and others in the Society.
In the present times which are typically noted for its intense rat-race, there is hardly anybody who is not desirous of success. Be it a child going to school, or a young person on the threshold of a promising career, or a person into a high earning career; the common thread to all these people is the intense desire for success.
Of all the months in the Hindu calendar the month of Shravan is considered the most auspicious.
If a Rudraksha of any mukh gets a protrusion on its body similar to trunk of any elephant, this rudraksha is called a Ganesh Rudraksha. Only in recent times this rudraksha has received wide popularity. The bead resembles Lord Ganesha with his trunk. In view of high prices commanded by eight or 11 mukhi rudraksha, which are also blessed by Ganesh, traders sell this rudraksha as a cheaper alternative.
Scientific research proved that Rudraksha consists of Magnetic and Electro Inductive properties. The human body is a complex bio-electronic circuit comprising of Central Nervous System and the organs and the functions it regulates. When the blood flow is streamlined, it has a powerful rejuvenating impact on this circuit and prevents stress-related disorders caused mainly by the damaging effects of excess energy on the neurons and neurotransmitters.
According to Ayurveda, a person’s health can be maintained by balancing Vat (wind), Pitta (bile), and Kapha (phlegm). As Rudraksha influences the mind through its subtle electro-magnetic properties, many diseases can be cured using it. Vat, Pitta and Kapha gets regulated when a person’s thought process is streamlined. This is possible as one becomes fearless and calms down and maintain stable mind. A stable and calm mind makes the body strong and strengthens the immune system, which in turn wards off diseases.
Rudraksha is a genus of large evergreen trees with more than 360 species found in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. It belongs to the family of Elaeocarpus. Its scientific classification is as under:
According to sacred Vedic Shastras, Rudraksha beads bear a great spiritual, religious and materialistic significance. The Shastras considers Rudraksha as a symbolic link between earth and heaven. It is believed that it contains the secrets of evolution of entire cosmos within itself. Over the centuries, the Hindu sages believe that one can cultivate mental, physical and spiritual prowess to attain fearlessness to achieve the ultimate enlightenment.
Rudraksha is a rare gift of nature to mankind. It is a link between heaven and earth, between man and God. It is for this reason that Rudraksha is the object of reverence and adoration and a source to reach the higher self too.
The name comes from its appearance- ‘Jata’ means dreadlocks and ‘Mansi’ means human. The underground stem is a source of a fragrant amber colored essential oil. This oil has been used since ancient times, as a perfume, as a medicine and in religious rites. In Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine Jatamansi has been effectively used to treat Vata dosha. As per Ayurveda, Vata is responsible for all the mental functioning and emotions in the humans. The oil has been used as a perfume, as incense, a sedative, and as an herbal medicine to fight insomnia, birth difficulties, and other ailments.
The fourteenth day of every lunar month or the day before the new moon is known as Shivratri.
Methi or Methika also known Fenugreek is one of the best Vata dosha pacifiers among the Ayurvedic herbs which make it a very useful as a tonic for the aged. It minimizes the age related wear and tear in the body. Methi can be taken in routine without any problem. Vata pacifying characteristic makes Methi a useful herb for general weakness and debility. Methi Powder is mixed in dietary supplements for a diabetic person.
The name comes from its appearance- ‘Jata’ means dreadlocks and ‘Mansi’ means human. The underground stem is a source of a fragrant amber colored essential oil. This oil has been used since ancient times, as a perfume, as a medicine and in religious rites. In Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine Jatamansi has been effectively used to treat Vata dosha.
Haridra or Haldi is also known as turmeric which is a commonly found spice in India and is one of the best blood purifier in the traditional Indian pharmacopeia.